2013 Golden Rose Winners

Rose City Romance Writers is pleased to congratulate the winners of the 2013 Golden Rose Contest

Grand Prize Winner
Dangerous Dreams by Abbie Roads 



Contemporary Series
Final round judge: Nicole Fischer, Avon/HarperCollins
First Place
Knight Undercover by Kari Lemor
Second Place
Jones Contract Gina by Kitty Carr
Third Place
 One More Time by Catherine Cervantes


Historical
Final round judge: Jennifer Udden, Donald Maass Agency
First Place
 A Virtuous Ruby by Piper Huguley
Second Place
The Right One by Samanthya Wyatt
Third Place
 Sweet Justice by Bonnie Hobbs


Novel with Strong Romantic Elements
Final round judge: Emily Ohanjanians, HQN
First Place
Spells and Tells by Ravenne Law
Second Place
Gracie’s Colors by Theresa McClinton
Third Place
 Lost and Found by Catherine Cervantes


Contemporary Single Title
Final round judge: Rebecca Strauss, DiFiore and Company
First Place
The Sergeant’s Second Shot by Tracy Poole
Second Place
Mr. Commitment by Tanya Agler
Third Place
Garden of Promises by Syra Mason


Fantasy, Futuristic & Paranormal
Final round judge: Amy Boggs, Donald Maass Agency
First Place
Beyond the Fire by Marni Folsom
Second Place
Wake Me Up Inside by Raewyn Bright
Third Place
 Beryl Blue, Time Cop by Janet Halpin


Romantic Suspense
Final round judge: Eric Ruben, Ruben Agency
First Place
A Shot Worth Taking by Tracy Poole
Second Place
An Inner Fire by Jacki Delecki
Third Place
 Dangerous Dreams by Abbie Roads


Young Adult
Final round judge: Theresa M. Cole, Entangled Publishing
First Place
Bookish by Marni Folsom*
Second Place
Dragon’s Gate by Elizabeth W. Gibson
Third Place
 The Nascent Bloom by Janet Halpin

*Request from final round judge